Malibu is a beautiful city located in the western Los Angeles County area. Malibu is a beautiful city located in the western Los Angeles County area. It is situated about 30 miles (48 km) west of Downtown Los Angeles. It has 27 miles of fabulous California coastline and a variety of beautiful beaches and canyons. It is also the home to over 16 private vineyards, producing high-quality wines. This exclusive city is surrounded by the Santa Monica Mountain National Recreation Area, the largest Urban Park land in the U.S. Malibu is known for being the home of Hollywood movie star, people in the entertainment industry, and other affluent residents.